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Martha Reeves and the Vandellas bring memories like a ‘Heat Wave’ to Dakota

Martha Reeves and the Vandellas bring memories like a ‘Heat Wave’ to Dakota

Feb. 8 | Martha Reeves and the Vandellas played four sold-out shows at the Dakota Jan. 11-12. Photo by James L. Stroud, Jr. By James L. Stroud, Jr. Contributing Writer   Fans of Martha Reeves and the Vandellas who were fortunate enough to get tickets...

Dr. Crutchfield, III credits parents for his stellar career

Dr. Crutchfield, III credits parents for his stellar career

Feb. 8 |   By James L. Stroud, Jr.  Contributing Writer   In Minnesota, when someone says the name Dr. Crutchfield, most people — especially African Americans from Minneapolis, St. Paul and surrounding areas — assume they mean the legendary...

Free Kwanzaa camp organized for Northside youth

Free Kwanzaa camp organized for Northside youth

Jan. 4 |   By James L. Stroud, Jr. Contributing Writer   The Clyde Turner Basketball Camps came to North Minneapolis’ Farview Park Community Center and offered a free five-day Kwanzaa basketball camp from December 26 to December 30 for boys and...

MSR staffer one of two Legal Rights Center honorees

MSR staffer one of two Legal Rights Center honorees

Dec. 28 |   James L. Stroud, Jr. and Willa Gelvick were named Volunteers of the Year by the Legal Rights Center (LRC). The awards were presented at the LRC’s annual holiday gathering on December 16. Stroud is a contributing writer/photographer and account...

We Win observes Kwanzaa at the Capri

We Win observes Kwanzaa at the Capri

Dec. 21 | By James L. Stroud, Jr. Contributing Writer   On December 14 the We Win Institute held its annual Kwanzaa celebration. This year it was observed at the Capri Theater in North Minneapolis. The celebration included live entertainment by the We...

Local law professor finds her calling in civil rights work

Local law professor finds her calling in civil rights work

Dec. 14 |     By James L. Stroud, Jr. Contributing Writer   On December 3, 2011, the Minnesota Jaycees organization held their Ten Outstanding Young Minnesotans (TOYM) awards celebration at the Earle Brown Center in Brooklyn Park. Associate Professor...

Winter looms while Northside storm damage remains

Winter looms while Northside storm damage remains

Nov. 30 |   City offers low-cost forgivable loans to help fix homes   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   According to City of Minneapolis officials, there still are over 200 Northside tornado-damaged homes with tarps on their roofs. With winter...

Disney on Ice features first Black princess

Disney on Ice features first Black princess

Nov. 30 |   Treasure Trove production includes African American figure skaters   By James L. Stroud, Jr. Contributing Writer   Year after year, since its debut in 1981, Disney on Ice has entertained families around the world and employed more...

Nonprofit offers winter sport  opportunities  to inner-city youth

Nonprofit offers winter sport opportunities to inner-city youth

Nov. 30 |     Nordic Ski Foundation has taught skiing to hundreds of children    By James L. Stroud, Jr. Contributing Writer   Are you living in North Minneapolis or somewhere close to it? Do you want your children to learn how to ski...

Local cable TV talk host aims to educate ‘Joe Blow’

Local cable TV talk host aims to educate ‘Joe Blow’

Nov. 16 |     By James L. Stroud, Jr. Contributing Writer   After 20 years, a local cable television program, the “Art Cunningham Show,” is still on the air at Northwest Community Television — Channel 12 (NWCT), located in Brooklyn Park,...